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Oliva + Sam – A glorious early spring Sperry Tent wedding.

I think from the moment they walked through the property they could see the property had potential and were convinced that The Secret Garden was the perfect venue where they could bring together the wedding day, they had both envisaged. When Olivia and Sam first came to The Secret Garden, they had a firm idea…

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Ellie + Stuart, amoungst the roses in November

I can still remember when Ellie, Stuart and their families came to have the tour of The Secret Garden, they were just so excited to find a garden that held everything they wanted – plenty of roses in blooms, mature trees, lush green lawns, a lake, easy access and plenty of room for all their…

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Katie + Stuart – Roses and spring flowers for this stunning mid-November wedding.

Katie and Stuart first visited The Secret Garden during the Robertson Open Gardens a few years ago. While they took some time to plan their wedding, we were thrilled to welcome them into The Secret Garden for their wedding. They obviously like what they saw and re-visited several months later to re-confirm how they could…

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Grace and Adam. A misty summer wedding in the Southern Highlands.

We were thrilled to work with the beautiful Grace and Adam to help them create their dream wedding day in The Secret Garden. They wanted to get married in a beautiful garden and have after ceremony drinks and nibbles in a relaxed and casual setting before going onto their reception venue. Grace and Adam unfortunately…

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Beautiful spring wedding for Guy and Nicole.

When Nicole and guy first visited the Secret Garden, the date they wanted, was not available so after some discussion with their bridal party and family, they settled on a mid-week morning wedding. The couple were looking for an intimate space in which to exchange their vows in front of close family and friends and…

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Why decorating the aisle will bring that finishing touch to your wedding ceremony.

Although decorating the aisle may be an option you have not thought about, it is important to remember that along with the arch decorations it will be one of the most photographed areas on the day. From when guests first arrive, to your grand entrance and walk down the aisle, to you and your partner…

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How to drape a tree with fabric for a stunning outdoor ceremony.

Fabric draping in a tree is a simple alternative to the modern wedding arch. It creates a simple but elegant look and is something different to the usual floral wedding arch for your garden wedding ceremony. Fabric draping in a tree is a simple cost-effective idea that gives a focal point to your ceremony whilst…

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Why a wedding arch/arbour is important.

The wedding ceremony is the most important part of your wedding day. It is where you publicly proclaim your commitment to each other – it is why we have weddings. Such a significant moment needs to have a focal point and in an outdoor wedding there is nothing that will anchor the space more than…

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How to reduce the cost of flowers for your wedding.

Wedding florals are usually one of, if not the most, expensive parts of a wedding. You will need flowers for the bridal party, for extended family members (such as mother/grandmother of the bride for the mother of the bride and groom), florals on arbors or in churches and for the reception. There are several sites…

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Sustainable Wedding Flowers in the Southern Highlands

Local flowers and foliage are a perfect way to have a beautifully coordinated wedding, whilst being more sustainable and environmentally friendly at the same time. Sustainable weddings are a hot topic, and rightly so. The wedding industry produces a huge amount of waste, from single-use items to confetti that never quite breaks down and glitter…

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